- Published on Monday, 26 February 2007 16:36
This article is taken from www.nyeleni2007.org
Nyeleni 2007 Forum for Food Sovereignty 23 – 27 February 2007, Selingue, Mali
Position paper National Coalition of Workers, Farmers and Consumers for Safe Food and Health, Japan (SHOKKEN-REN)
Background We are a coalition of farmers, women, consumers and workers in Japan, who work for food safety and a stable food supply system, as well as for the sound development of domestic agriculture, which is the basis of achieving the former goals. (See the attached paper for the detail of the organization.)
- Published on Wednesday, 21 February 2007 14:36
Mass of action dominated by Via Campesina farmers, member of Federation of Indonesia Peasant Union (FSPI), hold an action today (20/2) in Jakarta. It is a join action, where some groups from workers, environment, youth, student, and other social movement organizations unite in the Peoples’ Movement against Neo-Imperialism Colonialism (Gerak Lawan).
- Published on Sunday, 11 February 2007 21:17
Sadly, most stories have missed the point.
- Published on Monday, 22 January 2007 21:36
World Social Forum
Nairobi, January 20th, 2007 – The Seventh Annual World Social Forum kicked off today in Uhuru Park in Central Nairobi, Kenya, in front of a crowd of tens of thousands of social activists from Africa and the rest of the world. Between performances from African, Caribbean and Brazilian musicians, journalists from all the continents spoke, including from Palestine, and the event’s organizers mediated the ceremony. Via Campesina, the global alliance of peasant, small farmer, indigenous peoples, landless and agricultural laborers, and rural youth and women’s organizations, has formed part of the international council of the Forum since its initiation in Porto Alegre, Brazil. During the opening ceremony today, Juana Ferrer, national director of the National Confederation of Peasant Women of the Dominican Republic (CONAMUCA) and member of Via Campesina’s Commission on International Coordination, spoke on behalf of Via Campesina.